What You Need to Know About Chronic Wound Infections

Chronic wounds are defined as those resistant to healing within an expected amount of time or show very little improvement after several weeks. Wound infections take place when complications to heal injuries or tears to the skin’s surface occur. The presence of germs and bacteria causes an open wound to become infected requiring innovative strategies…

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Measuring Your Potential For Success

Calcutta™ Benchmarking Whether you’re offering wound care as a new service line, or have been doing so for years, it can be a daunting task to know if you’re excelling in your efforts. Understanding where you stand against other hospitals in your weight class can provide insight into your own program’s strategy and stimulate future…

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Opening a Wound Care Center From Conception to Operation 

Today’s Fast-Growing Need for Wound Care Wound care has become a leading field of study since the chronic wound problem is only getting worse. Because of this, there is also a steady trend of hospitals looking to establish specialized Wound Care Centers® to treat this population with the most advanced wound care available. Part of…

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Achieving New Levels of Excellence at the Bell Center for Learning

The new Healogics® Bell Center for Learning, located in Jacksonville, FL officially opened in April 2022 and serves as a centralized venue for nursing and clinical courses. With fully interactive wound care models and patient simulation rooms that replicate real-life scenarios, The Bell Center offers an excellent training experience for our team members.

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High Cholesterol Can Impact Your Ability to Heal

September is National Cholesterol Education Month and a great time to have your cholesterol tested to learn more about how it affects your health. Cholesterol is a necessary type of fat in your blood to stay healthy. Genetics and diet both determine the amount and type of cholesterol in your blood but when too much…

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Your Partner for Integrated Wound Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities

As experts in wound healing, Healogics® provides world-class wound care and drives wound science forward by developing successful healing treatment and prevention techniques. Through partnerships with skilled nursing facilities across the country, we work tirelessly to heal more wounds and change more lives than ever before. Innovative Solutions Hard-to-heal wounds can have serious consequences. Our…

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Improve Healing for Diabetes-Related Wounds

As millions of Americans living with diabetes are also living with chronic wounds that won’t heal, Healogics® is raising awareness of diabetes-related wounds as part of Diabetes Awareness Month. Throughout November, our Wound Care Centers® across the country are educating their local communities about the importance of awareness, early intervention and specialized care for diabetes-related…

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Wound Care in the African American Community

In our recent study, we analyzed chronic wounds from 480 clinics to evaluate the association between wound healing performance, continuity and quality of care, as well as sociodemographic factors over the course of 12 weeks. The goal was to evaluate the connection between wound healing performance and those requiring wound care treatment across these clinics….

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Healing Wounds Caused by the Adverse Effects of Radiation Treatment

When Leslie Maynor was diagnosed with a rare cancer of the inner ear, she became fearful her life would end. After undergoing surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatment to remove the cancer, Leslie developed severe burns and was left with a hole that was resistant to healing. “I liked the outdoors. I liked to camp, hang…

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